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post #6 of (permalink) Old 12th March 2007
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Completely agree Rog, I believe that the answer lies in making the test more relevant to today's driving, rather than imposing yet more bureaucracy and legislation.

Once someone has passed their test, there should be a mandatory one hour motorway session, plus one hour night-time driving. I would also suggest a skid pan (accident avoidance course) as advisable.

My Father used to say "You learn to pass a test, then the real learning begins!"

Otherwise, we expect new drivers to intuitively know how to conduct themselves in situations they've never experienced, and tut-tut when they (naturally) get it wrong.


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